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LATEST CASE NUMBERS
As of Sunday, April 18, the state reports that 641,837 doses of vaccine have been administered in Montana, and 277,711 Montanans have been fully immunized. The state has reported a cumulative total of 107,145 confirmed COVID-19 cases, including 57 new cases since yesterday, 1,014 active cases, and 104,585 people considered recovered. State officials also report that 4,909 of the cases have resulted in hospitalizations, with 50 patients currently hospitalized. There have been 1,546 Montana deaths attributed to the disease. The state’s official dashboard is here, and more information on the numbers reported by the state is here.
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Prior to March 7, 2021 this page included live trend charts based on data provided by the Covid Tracking Project, which ceased its data collection activities at that point. Graphics shown below include pandemic trends through that date.
A reporting project by KHN, Montana Free Press and the University of Montana School of Journalism finds the biggest test of that disparate system looms as vaccine eligibility expands.
Multibillion stimulus bill aims to spur Montana into post-COVID prosperity. Here’s what lawmakers want to spend.
House Bill 632 directs a massive influx of cash, equivalent to about $2,800 per Montana resident, toward spending on infrastructure, business support, social services and education — investments that proponents say will help carry Montana into post-COVID prosperity.
Department of Commerce Director Scott Osterman said Wednesday he’d like to see lawmakers put at least $350 million from Montana’s share of the new federal coronavirus relief package into a major initiative boosting broadband connectivity across the state.
The Blackfeet Tribal Business Council voted unanimously Wednesday to reopen the eastern boundary of Glacier National Park, a year after the council unilaterally closed it to protect tribal members from COVID-19.